“It’s Okay to Be Afraid” Notes to Self in the Year of COVID-19

March 31, 2020, Day 22 of ‘shelter in place.’ During these times of the COVID-19 global pandemic, it is reasonable to assume that most individuals will experience some level of fear. Whether the fear is a result of self- or family-preservation, woes of the world, concerns over medical conditions or supplies, a neurological condition, mood… Continue reading “It’s Okay to Be Afraid” Notes to Self in the Year of COVID-19

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Spectacular: A Poem

Justification As self-protection Conforming and modifying As appeasement Avoiding conflict and isolation Caution breeds buffers From defensive And accusatory ridicule ~ Specifications provide ample detail To take in what is spoken Bubble-wrapped in hopes of swerving Out of the realm Of potential harm ~ Yet, another layer Of self approaches Crutches To ensure feasible guise… Continue reading Spectacular: A Poem